Daniel James Rick
The Minneapolis man accused of passing the HIV virus to others has pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted first-degree assault. Daniel Rick, 33, reached a plea agreement on Monday relating to a 2009 case.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a prosecutor’s effort to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man.
Prosecutors are asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man, in a case that has drawn attention of medical and civil rights groups who say it violates the defendant’s constitutional rights.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of an HIV-positive man who was accused of passing the virus on to another man through unprotected sex.